Red Wine Sangria

Looking for something to cool you off this weekend? If you've never made this delightful punch your in for a real treat, and its super simple to make. There are lots of variations out there but here's a basic recipe that you can put together in no time.

1 Bottle of your favorite red (or white) wine

1 Lemon sliced 1 Orange sliced

3 Tbsp sugar

1 oz brandy

2 Cups ginger ale, lemon lime soda or club soda

Pour wine into a pitcher, toss in the fruit wedges and add sugar and brandy. Chill for 4-6 hours or overnight. Add soda just before serving.

Variations: Try different fruits such as strawberries, peaches, grapefruit, berries, lime. Replace the brandy with other liquors  such as rum, vodka, flavored vodka or tequila if you dare :)